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Restoration Event

Restoration Event in Gateway on Friday, November 9, 9am - 3:30pm.
 
Join us to plant native plants in the Dolores River riparian corridor- immediately upstream of the bridge over the Dolores River in Gateway.
 
This is part of a multi-year effort by Dolores River Restoration Partnership to enrich the vegetation community of the site since tamarisk was removed several years ago and a cottonwood gallery has been restored. Any and all volunteers are invited!
 

Dolores River Riparian Planting

Restoration Event in Gateway on Friday, November 9, 9am - 3:30pm. We'll plant native plants in the Dolores River riparian corridor- immediately downstream of the bridge over the Dolores River in Gateway. This is part of a multi-year effort by Dolores River Restoration Partnership to enrich the vegetation community of the site, since tamarisk was removed several years ago and a cottonwood gallery has been restored.

Riparian Restoration and Tamarisk Beetle Workshop

Join us in Yuma for presentations by professionals working across the southwest. A full day of classroom-style presentations will be followed by a half-day in the field visiting restoration sites on the Lower Colorado River (LCR).
 
Topics covered will include tamarisk beetle introduction, spread, and impacts, invasive species removal and management, endangered species issues, sustainable restoration planning and implementation, and revegetation/native species.

End of Year Giving Fund Drive

As the end of the year approaches, we are embarking on our annual fund drive.  If you care about the health of rivers in the West, the communities that depend on them, the youth that participate in our education programs, or the practitioners that benefit from our workshops and confer

Outreach Lunch

Join us for a free informational lunch to learn more about what we do locally and regionally to restore rivers and engage communities in the cause. This lunch and a short presentation will be held at the Mesa County Central Library, located at 443 N 6th St, Grand Junction, CO 81501 from 12-1pm on October 23rd.
 

St. George, Utah Riparian Restoration and Tamarisk Beetle Workshop

Join us for a full classroom-style workshop on the 17th followed by a half day in the field on the 18th. Speakers will include experts in the tamarisk leaf beetle, invasive species removal, revegetation, permitting, endangered species, planning, monitoring, and all aspects of a successful and sustainable restoration project. The field day will include site visits to tamarisk beetle-impacted riparian areas that have been restored for the endangered southwestern willow flycatcher. The workshop will also provide numerous opportunities for networking. 
 

Outreach Lunch in Glenwood Springs

Join us for lunch and learn more about RiversEdge West (formerly Tamarisk Coalition)! This free informational lunch is designed to raise awareness about what RiversEdge West does locally and regionally to restore rivers and engage communities in the cause. 
 
Please RSVP so we can plan for food.   
 

Wetland Restoration Volunteer Day

September 8, 2018 | 8am - 11am

Join RiversEdge West, Western Colorado Conservation Corps and Colorado Parks & Wildlife on Xcel Energy's 8th Annual Day of Service on September 8th!

River Management Workshop

Workshop for White River riparian landowners and managers to learn about local, state, and federal resources available for river and riparian restoration. The first half of the day will focus on local river property management challenges and best management practices to alleviate them. There will be a session on funding opportunities for private landowners of riparian corridors. Then, we’ll have updates on White River planning and research efforts from local stakeholders over lunch, which will be provided to registrants.

Colorado River Cleanup

SATURDAY, August 4, 2018. 

Learn more here.

  • Collect and transport trash to a takeout on three different stretches of the Colorado River. In the past the River Cleanup has removed tires, car parts, pool toys, a hot tub, bottles, clothing, lots of plastic bags, and all kinds of trash. What will you find this year?

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